1 Even as they passed, a great rock came thundering down with a hoarse rattle which woke the echoes in the silent gorges, and startled the weary horses into a gallop.
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2 What a cackle, what a rattle, what a yaffle--as they call the woodpecker, the laughing bird that flits from tree to tree.
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3 I hinted as much, and then I heard the tin can rattle again.
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4 Amid the soft juicy vegetation of the hollow in which they sat, the motionless and the uninhabited solitude, intruded the chink of guineas, the rattle of dice, the exclamations of the reckless players.
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5 There was a rush, a clatter upon the stairs, the bang of a door, and the crisp rattle of running footfalls from the street.
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6 The instant that I had crossed the threshold the door slammed heavily behind us, and I heard faintly the rattle of the wheels as the carriage drove away.
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7 There is a rattle, which shows that one of them is very young.
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8 We had hardly time to take our place behind a pile of luggage when it passed with a rattle and a roar, beating a blast of hot air into our faces.
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9 At that instant there was a clatter and a rattle in the street below.
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10 Turning his back upon us he laid down his burden, and the next instant there was the sound of a sharp tap, followed by a clatter and rattle.
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11 With a loud rattle the vehicle left the inn-yard, and issued into the street.
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12 He stood looking about him, when suddenly he heard a rattle on the bridge as if nuts were being spilt, and the hussar nearest to him fell against the rails with a groan.
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13 As soon as he closed his eyes his ears seemed filled with the rattle of the wheels and the sensation of victory.
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14 The cannonade was dying down, but the rattle of musketry behind and on the right sounded oftener and nearer.
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15 Only when the victim ceased to struggle and his cries changed to a long-drawn, measured death rattle did the crowd around his prostrate, bleeding corpse begin rapidly to change places.
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